This Wednesday, our speaker is David Ames, a Rotarian who has been involved in Division 1 NCAA football for over 3 decades as a football official.  Today’s program will highlight a typical game day and include video to demonstrate what happens on some typical football plays.  The program should be of interest to the avid fan as well as to Rotarians who may not follow college sports. 

As a CSU Department Head, his typical answer to the question of “WHY officiate college football?”, would be “It is sure nice to forget the duties of my day job for a few hours on Saturday”.  When David retired from on field officiating in 2005 he was asked to consider a new gig called instant replay that began in 2006 when the NCAA wrote rules for instant replay.  This added years to his involvement with football; a game that he still loves. 

Kerrie Luginbill, chair of the After Hours Fellowship, introduced Steve Laine (RCFC immediate Past President) who inducted his son, Mathew Laine, into Rotary and the Evening Fellowship.  Matthew is an Account Executive with Brown & Brown of Colorado for Commercial Insurance, and is sponsored by Jon Land.  Welcome Matt!!
On August 21, there was no noon meeting.  Instead we joined the Evening Fellowship for a meeting and guest night.   President Rob Marschke welcomed all Rotarians and guests. 
Jephta Bernstein expressed her thanks to the club for the Community Grant to her charity, Off the Hook Arts. 
Melanie Chamberlain presented Rajiv Mehta with his second and third Paul Harris Fellows, and thanked him for becoming a member of the Paul Harris Society.  The Paul Harris Society is reserved for those who commit to donating $1,000 per year to the Rotary Foundation.  

On August 14, RCFC member Dr. P. K. Vedanthan (Clinical Professor, University of Colorado Dept. of Medicine, Division of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology) discussed indoor and outdoor pollution, their sources, their impacts, and potential mitigating strategies and solutions. 
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Noon Meetings

Wednesday at 12:00 PM
Drake Center
802 West Drake Road
Fort Collins, CO  80526
Evening Meetings (formerly Satellite)
1st and 3rd Wednesdays
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
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